The contest has ended! Congratulations to Julie Pate, the winner of the 2011 Faces of Scandinavia Comment Contest! By simply commenting and engaging with the Faces of Scandinavia website, Julie has won herself 2 roundtrip Icelandair tickets to a Scandinavian destination of her choice! Thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s contest!

Scandinavia is an amazing place to visit. But, don’t just take our word for it. Click on all the Faces of Scandinavia to read personal travel recommendations from well-known Scandinavians who live and/or work in the United States! You may find yourself surprised, touched, inspired and awed. If you leave a comment or upload a travel story, you will enter to win:

Comment contest, prize:

  • Fly Icelandair roundtrip, economy class from US to one (1) chosen Scandinavian destination, courtesy of Icelandair: Copenhagen, Helsinki, Stockholm, Bergen, Stavanger, Oslo or Trondheim. One winner can bring one companion. Travel must be from July 1st, 2011, to be completed before July 1, 2012.

Travel story upload contest, prize:

  • One 16GB iPad 2
  • One iPad travel case
  • One Scandinavian gift basket (more information below)
  • The Guidepal travel app. Click logos below to explore.

Click here to view all Faces of Scandinavia,
choose one to comment on and you have entered the contest!

CONGRATULATIONS Taylor Lescallette, Jennifer Apell, Brian Bumby and Elizabeth Butts!

VisitDenmark, Innovation Norway, VisitFinland, VisitSweden and Icelandair are pleased to announce Taylor Lescalette, Jennifer Apell, Brian Bumby and Elizabeth Butts as the four winners of the travel story contest – four lucky winners of an iPad 2 with travel case, including the Guidepal travel application and a Danish/Norwegian/Finnish/Swedish gift basket!

Click here to view Taylor’s travel story about Inari, Finland!
Click here to view Jennifer’s travel story about Jotunheimen, Norway!
Click here to view Brian’s travel story about Mandal, Norway!
Click here to view Elizabeth’s travel story about Esbjerg, Denmark!

See Rules for further details, terms and conditions

And, if you are truly inspired or passionate about our destinations, may also upload your own photo and personal travel recommendation. You may then be randomly chosen & featured as one of the Faces of Scandinavia, and appear alongside other proud Scandinavians!